CAFÉS AND RETAURANTS – waterfront
A short stroll from the South Harbour in the exclusive Kaivopuisto waterfront, this smart cafe is relaxed and busy in sunny weather. There’s a large selection of Cava and Champagne for a seaside cafe. Tapas style snacks, sandwiches and pastries are also served.
Ehrenströmintie 3 A, 00140 Helsinki
+358 45 1196631
In front of the Eira district, this café-bar has become one of the most popular spots for drinks and casual meals in southern Helsinki. Designed like a contemporary seaside cabin with an open plan and a large terrace.
Hernesaarenranta 2, 00150 Helsinki
+358 40 5474966
A great example of latest trends in timber architecture, Löyly is a stylish sauna, restaurant and a rooftop bar. Designed by Avanto Architects, it’s a popular seafront destination and meeting place with a large terrace built over the sea.
+358 9 61286550
A small cottage by the Töölönlahti bay, Regatta is folksy and cosy. Locals come for cinnamon buns, Carelian pies and coffee. Also an open fire to make the most of the long summer nights and boat and kayak rental next door.
Merikannontie 8, 00260 Helsinki
+358 40 0760049